Quality-of-life concerns differ among patients, parents, and medical providers in children and adolescents with congenital and acquired heart disease.

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OBJECTIVES Mortality rates in pediatric patients with heart disease have decreased dramatically in recent decades, resulting in an increasing number of survivors with morbidities that impact quality of life. The purpose of this study was to assess and compare how heart disease affects the quality of life of the pediatric cardiac patient from the… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2008-2572

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@article{Marino2009QualityoflifeCD, title={Quality-of-life concerns differ among patients, parents, and medical providers in children and adolescents with congenital and acquired heart disease.}, author={Bradley Scott Marino and Ryan S. Tomlinson and Dennis D. Drotar and Emily S Claybon and Abigail Calkins Aguirre and Richard Ittenbach and Josie Sibongile Welkom and Mark A. Helfaer and Gil Wernovsky and Judy A. Shea}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2009}, volume={123 4}, pages={e708-15} }